Like the idea of space-based internet? DW Sci-Tech editor Zulfikar Abbany explains why your data might be less safe up there than down here on Earth.
Starlink is the epitome of a megaconstellation: It aims to provide global internet with a constellation of 12,000 satellites. Its nearest competitor, OneWeb, aims to launch just 600. But what does any of it mean?
On Wednesday, SpaceX postponed the launch of two tester satellites for a super-fleet of 12,000 — part of its Starlink space-based global internet. Good. That gives us an extra day to talk about cyber security in space.
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